2020-03-05

2020-03-05 E-Edition

A Little Shy of 2019 Numbers but Still a Great Show and Sale

The Lee County Jr. Livestock Show Sale brought in a little less than last year, but was still a very successful event, given the number of students participating and the crowd that showed up to support them. That being said, the crowd was generous to this year’s Grand Champion steer, shown by Kensley cay Wolf with the Lexington Jr. FFA. […]

Runoff for Sheriff

Election Results

This year’s Primary Election saw 35.08 % of the 10,635 registered Lee County voters turn out to cast ballots for candidates running in either the Democrat Primary or the Republican Primary. Before a final canvas of the votes could be done, that percentage represented 3,731 people who voted in Lee County. Lee County voters chose overwhelmingly for President Donald J. […]

Let’s Be Counted!

Between March 12 and March 20, invitations to participate in the 2020 Census will start arriving in households across the country including Lee County. This time around, the Census asks only nine questions, streamlining it from a decade ago. In less than 30 days the majority of U.S. households will receive an invitation to respond to help ensure that every […]

LHS Academic UIL Team at Competition


On February 22nd, the LHS Academic UIL Team competed at the Westwood High School Invitational Meet in Austin – our last tournament of the year before District Competition on March 25th. There were fifteen students who volunteered their free time to continue to improve at their academic competitions. The following students earned placements: Avery Carter – Poetry Semi- Finalist, Jack […]

McCaul To Visit Giddings

Congressman Michael McCaul will be in Giddings on Saturday, March 7th from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM at Eleanor’s Cottage, located at 173 E. Hempstead, in the red brick building behind the Lee County Museum and Giddings Chamber of Commerce. He will be here visit with his constituents.

From the Superintendent


Greetings from LISD! The district will be closed next week, March 9-13 for spring break. While there are still lots of extracurricular activities scheduled, the campuses will be closed for the week. We wish you and your families a wonderful break, and we hope you all have plans to make some great family memories. The board met again on Monday […]

Community Calendar

Wednesday, March 4, 2020Lexington American Legion Coffee – 8-9 a.m.Story Time @ Giddings Public Library 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.Beacon of Hope Recovery House-NA 7:00 p.m.578 E. Industry St., Giddings Thursday, March 5, 2020Order of Eastern Star Breakfast – LexingtonMasonic Lodge 7:30-10:00Giddings Community Blood Drive – 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.For appt call (979)540-9359Immanuel Lutheran ChurchLexington Log Cabins – Open […]

In The Garden

What’s that smell?

Growing up watching ca r toons, one of my favorites was the antics of Pepe Le Pew, the skunk that was always chasing some unfortunate cat that somehow would get a white paint stripe on it’s back. Throughout the cartoon he would chase this cat and anytime he would get close to people, animals, or plants they would fall over […]

Lee County Sheriff’s Report


February 24, 2020 A motorist reported a one vehicle accident on CR 316 in Lexington. The caller reported that the female driver fell asleep and struck a tree. An infant was inside the vehicle but appeared to be ok. Deputy Mastronardi responded to assist. The crash report was taken by DPS. The Sheriff ’s Office received a call from a […]